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Unfortunately, because of image thieves, I've removed all of my work from here.  I hated to do it but unfortunately DA attracts those that are not in the artistic community, and in the ten years I've been on here, I've had more than my share of image thefts.  Until I can figure out what I want to do with this page I've removed my pics to discourage the theft.

Yes it sucks that I can't share my work without worrying that some asshole is going to steal it and sell products with the image on it, but after all these years I haven't found a solution to this problem.  I doubt I ever will though.  :(
By now I'm sure the majority of you have notice that I've been uploading reduced resolution and utilizing the watermarking feature when I upload images to DA.  I know the majority of you hate it.  It's a distraction and to be honest I hate it more than all of you combined since I feel it ruins the final image.  Unfortunately because of a handful of asshats out there I've had to resort to virtually ruining the images I upload here.

It's an age old problem that unfortunately has no solution.

The problem isn't and has never been my fan base the legitimately enjoys my work (who occasionally share the work elsewhere on the web).  I'm GLAD that people like my work enough to want to show others.  No, the problem is the scum of the Earth that treat DA and other sites where artists showcase their work like a free repository of work that they can resell.

Back in the days of Myspace, tag makers used to frequent DA and steal work to resell to sites that would generate money from "clicks".  It was a pretty good scheme back in the day; one site that had purchased a stolen image of mine that was made into a tag was raking in over 2 million a year (no I'm not exaggerating that figure either.  I got it straight from the horses mouth).  Nowadays, every now and then I'll find .zip files my work for sale on some Russian web site.  Of course there's very little I can do about it (yeah... like they're going to acknowledge a takedown request, or even an invoice sent to them).  I'm sure it's only a matter of time before I find my work for sale through other means too.

I'm not exactly happy about the various "college frat sites" that are geared towards your average college male who swipe and repost images to drive page (and advertisement views) either.  Their whole business model revolves around getting free content around the net and making money off of it.

I truly do appreciate my fanbase and I'm humbled that so many of you like my work.  I know the watermarks are a pain in the ass and the ruin the look of an image.  I hate using them more than you hate looking at them and if there was another way I'd do it in a heartbeat.

Just know that they're not on there because of you; rather because of the opportunistic a-holes who think nothing of profiting off of others' work.  :(

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I am Sancho!
Artist | Professional | Photography
United States
NOTICE: None of my work is stock. Zero permission is granted to anyone at any time to reuse my work without my EXPLICIT WRITTEN PERMISSION. Violators will be kicked, beaten, stoned, and burned at the stake. Survivors will be prosecuted to the fullest extent possible.

Two years ago I stopped putting my work on here because some of you asshats were swiping it and selling it to third parties. I'm back, I'm smarter, wiser, and a LOT more of an a-hole than you want to discover. By all means, enjoy looking at my work. Steal it and you'll wish you were dead when I'm done with you.

Current Residence: Attleboro, MA
Favourite genre of music: HARD ROCK & HEAVY METAL
Favourite photographer: Arny Freytag
Favourite style of art: Contemporary/Modern day pinup, glamour, and nudes
Operating System: I'm one of Bill's mindless minions
MP3 player of choice: I'm one of Steve's mindless minions
Shell of choice: Conch :)
Wallpaper of choice: The padded walls of my cubicle. :D
Skin of choice: The one I'm in
Favourite cartoon character: Bugs Bunny, Woody Woodpecker, Robot Chicken
Personal Quote: You know what the funny thing is?....
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Trouso Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2015
Love the gallery. Really great glamour and pin-up - with that rare bit of fun and imagination added that's often missing from this genre. All the best, Trouso.
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southafrimike Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Dude, great work! its all a pleasure to look at!
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StuckpixelPhoto Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013  Professional Photographer
Thanks. :) I've been kinda laxing on the updates as of late but I'm trying to keep up as much as I can.
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Trihesta Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012
Just sending you a note letting you know I was just thinking of ya and remembering my time there! Miss ya! Hope all is well :)
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StuckpixelPhoto Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013  Professional Photographer
Miss ya too Trish. :( We've really got to get together again! Hope you're doing OK over in Europe.
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Trihesta Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013
I am doing more than ok :) It is just fantastic here! You would love the beautiful models and scenic views! I think I will try to make a road trip in to the states next summer :) Hope you'd be up for a shoot and a coffee!
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StuckpixelPhoto Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Professional Photographer
OF COURSE I WOULD BE UP FOR IT! I MISS YOU!!!

Too bad you're not in NS right now though. I'm going to be in Canada this summer for a wedding; I could always take the long way back home through NS... :)
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Zaigwast Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012
Greetings' ! :iconfemaleexcellence: has a great honor and pleasure to announce you that your art was selected in the "#7 Monthly Art Promoting Contest [02.11.2012]"

Congratulation ! :D, you can check it here -> [link]

PS: Feel free to submit your great art to us and join us if did not yet have the chance :la:
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PhotographsByBri Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012
Thank you a bunch for the watch back, appreciate it. :hug:
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Peggaso Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
nice gallery
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